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Athletic Awards reflect a great year at MC

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

It was a memorable night at the Maryville College Athletic Awards ceremony. The tone for the ceremony was set right away with the opening movie. “The beginning video is always great to see because it recaps every team’s season’s highlights. It sets the whole ceremony off on a good note.” said Mackenzie Yacsik, a sophomore student athlete at MC. The second movie that was presented featured in-action and still photographs of this year’s senior athletes. All MC student athletes were in attendance to cheer, clap, hoot and holler for our seniors. Every senior athlete received a classy framed, embroidered “M” that will likely soon garnish the walls of the offices of this year’s graduates. It was clear that the night was about celebrating MC’s senior athletes but there were hints of bitter-sweet emotions felt. A lot of student athletes...

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Orange and Garnet Game, Junior Day a Success

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

On Thursday, May 4 the Maryville College Fighting Scots Football Program had their second annual Orange and Garnet Game. The day was declared a ‘Junior Day’, as many high school Junior football recruits came to visit Maryville College and Honaker Field. The day was kicked off in the alumni gym, where Head Coach Shaun Hayes, with the help of four of his players, unveiled the new Adidas football jerseys. The new home jerseys are garnet with white numbers with a grey trim, and say SCOTS in white across the chest with a grey trim. The away jerseys are white with silver numbers and a garnet trim, and say MARYVILLE in silver across the chest with a garnet trim. The helmets will stay white, but were unveiled with four different logo styles. Both the home and away jerseys were both...

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Baseball finishes season at .500

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The 2017 Maryville College baseball season has come to an end. The Fighting Scots finish their campaign with a 20-20 overall record, 9-9 in USA South Conference play. After winning their first game, the Scots dropped the next two which outed them from the double-elimination tournament—ending their season. Maryville locked up a five-seed for the USA South Conference Tournament and traveled to four-seed Huntingdon College on Wednesday, April 12 for a match-up with the Hawks. Junior lefty Evan Heffner got the nod for the Scots and held Huntingdon scoreless through three innings. The visiting Scots struck first in the top of the third inning. After junior Patrick Messinger was hit by a pitch, freshman Hayden Hollingsworth hit a sac-fly that moved Messinger into scoring position. Junior Bryce Redaja stepped to the plate and ripped an RBI-double, scoring Messinger, and...

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Lady Scots Softball Team finishes with a 22-19 overall record

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Softball program’s 2017 season has come to an end. The Lady Scots finish their 2017 campaign with a 22-19 overall record, 9-11 in USA South Conference play. Maryville entered the post-season as the sixth seed in the USA South West Division, and traveled to Piedmont College on April 8, to face the first seed in the West. The Lady Scots had to win a best-of-three series against the top-seeded Lions, to advance to the later USA South Conference Tournament rounds, and they did. In game one, Maryville upset Piedmont 4-3. Junior Rachel Taylor led Maryville with a 3-RBI outing, and freshman Ashton Hayden added an RBI of her own. Casey Joliff earned the complete game win with 3 K’s, giving up only 8 hits, and 3 earned runs. Later that day, Piedmont took game-2 with a...

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Men’s Tennis ends March in a flux

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Men’s Tennis Team has struggled through the end of March and beginning of April. The Scots had a four matches in five days during the weekend of March 29 – April 2. The men ended the weekend after dropping three out of the four matches. On March 29, the Scots took on the men from Piedmont. Maryville entered the day on a five match losing streak, and unfortunately it would continue. Out of the nine total matches (six seed singles and three doubles) sophomore Marcos Herrero was able to register the only win of the day, defeating Bryan Barnett of Piedmont in two sets, 6-4, and 6-4. The next day, the six match losing streak would come to an end with the men delivering their first sweep of the season, defeating Brewton-Parker College in all nine...

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MC Equestrian Team seeks greatness

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Equestrian Team consists of talented horses and women who have the ability and skill it takes to ride them. Over a decade ago, the team made nationals, and this year it was their goal to make it again. The team had the chance to send two of their captains to a major show that is similar to the nationals, and they were looking to bring home trophies. Other colleges participated in the competition such as the University of Kentucky, Belmont University, Vanderbilt and many more from around the region. The difficulty level of this show was extreme and the two captains were looking to bring the fire. Tiffany Bryant and Taylor Mundelein were the two riders from MC who competed. Bryant competed in the Alumni Equitation over Fences and placed fifth out of many contestants. Mundelein...

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